Posted by: National Security Agency on Sep 16, 2020
Fort Meade , MD
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.
NSA has an excellent opportunity available in our Occupational Health, Environmental, and Safety Services (OHESS) Department for a Physician. OHESS supports NSA by promoting, assessing, and optimizing the health of the workforce and workplace. OHESS strives to be the Intelligence Community's premiere provider of occupational health services, employee assistance programs, environmental and safety solutions, psychological assessments, and emergency management.
As a Physician at NSA, your role with consist of administrative, clinical, and academic responsibilities. The primary focus of the position consists of supporting occupational health policies, programs, and services to advance the health and safety of the workforce. The clinical case mix includes work injury evaluation, acute illness management, fitness-for-duty and functional assessments, return-to-work evaluations, pre-preplacement physicals, foreign travel examinations, and medical surveillance. You will also provide consultative services regarding medical regulations and requirements, such as FMLA and OSHA standards. In this role, you will work directly with patients, other healthcare providers, psychologists, Human Resources, Employee Relations, safety services, and industrial hygiene. You will be a subject matter expert for the Agency regarding medical issues, occupational exposures, travel medicine, fitness for duty, and medical.
-Evaluate and treat patients in an acute care setting and in emergency situations as needed.
- Conduct Occupational Health Program medical examinations for pre-employment, fitness for duty, medical surveillance, and special duty certifications.
-Serve as a consultant regarding occupational exposures, fitness for travel and travel-related medicine, and interpretation of medically related regulations and legislation.
- Act as a Medical Review Officer by evaluating and communicating results of non-negative drug tests.
- Advise the Agency in medical matters pertaining to intelligence operations, security matters, employment and personnel issues, and legislation.
-Assist with teaching, education, and evaluation of rotating Occupational Medicine residents.
-Assume supervisory or managerial roles, as needed.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule:
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day.
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***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.
This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
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